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Representative Donna Edwards from MD04 is expected to announce her candidacy for the US Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Mikulski, who is not seeking re-election in 2016. According to the Washington Post and sources close to Edwards, Maryland’s first black congresswoman will announce her candidacy on Tuesday.
Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has decided not to seek the Senate seat being vacated by retiring five-term incumbent Barbara Mikulski.